Tony Pitts

Gender: male | Birthday: 1962-10-10 | Place of Birth:

Tony Pitts is an actor, screenwriter and playwright. Born in Sheffield, Pitts originally intended to become a physician but ended up working as a car mechanic in his early career. During his time at Stannington College, Sheffield Barry Hines paid a visit looking for extras for his upcoming drama Looks and Smiles. Pitts was cast and soon upgraded to a bigger role in the production. He decided to follow his ambition to become an actor in 1983, landing the role of Archie Brooks in the long running ITV soap Emmerdale. He remained in the show for a total of ten years, when the character was killed off in the infamous plane crash episode of 30th December 1993. Since then, Pitts has worked in TV, film, radio and theatre including War Horse, Lilyhammer and Peaky Blinders. In 2018, Pitts wrote, produced and starred in the film Funny Cow - the story of a female stand up comedian (played by his friend Maxine Peake) on the northern club circuit in the 1970s.

Movies of Tony Pitts

Funny Cow
Funny Cow

Funny Cow   2018

Release Date: 2018-04-20

Rating: 0

Production Companies: Gizmo Films / Gizmo Films /

Director: Paddy Considine / Paddy Considine /

Stars: 
Maxine Peake  /  Paddy Considine  /  Stephen Graham
Journeyman
Journeyman

Journeyman   2018

Release Date: 2018-03-30

Rating: 9

Production Companies: Inflammable Films / Film4 Productions /

Director: Paddy Considine / Paddy Considine /

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story   2016

Release Date: 2016-12-14

Rating: 7.5

Production Companies: Lucasfilm / Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures /

Director: Gareth Edwards / Gareth Edwards /

Stars: 
Felicity Jones  /  Diego Luna  /  Ben Mendelsohn
Away
Away

Away   2016

Release Date: 2016-06-22

Rating: 6.3

Production Companies: Gateway Films / Gateway Films /

Director: David Blair / David Blair /

Stars: 
Timothy Spall  /  Juno Temple  /  Matt Ryan
Hyena
Hyena

Hyena   2014

Release Date: 2014-06-18

Rating: 5.8

Production Companies: Film4 / Number 9 Films /

Director: Gerard Johnson / Gerard Johnson /

Stars: 
Peter Ferdinando  /  Stephen Graham  /  Neil Maskell
War Horse
War Horse

War Horse   2011

Release Date: 2011-12-25

Rating: 7.1

Production Companies: DreamWorks SKG / Amblin Entertainment /

Director: Adam Somner / Adam Somner /

Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1983
Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1983

Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1983   2009

Release Date: 2009-02-28

Rating: 7

Production Companies:

Director: Anand Tucker / Anand Tucker /

Stars: 
David Morrissey  /  Lisa Howard  /  Chris Walker
Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1980
Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1980

Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1980   2009

Release Date: 2009-02-28

Rating: 7.2

Production Companies:

Director: Paddy Considine / Paddy Considine /

Stars: 
Warren Clarke  /  Paddy Considine  /  James Fox
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